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i run 2 miles 3 days a week and eat pretty healthy. how many calories should i be eating a day to lose weight?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Weight loss: In general in healthy individuals without illness caused weight gain, you must burn off more calories everyday then the number you take in to lose weight. You can google the calorie counts in foods and keep a journal as to the number of calories you are taking in. Then check on the amount of calories usually burning per day including your exercise. Losing weight gradually is the healthiest way.
Answered on Jan 30, 2015

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